Frequently Asked Questions

» What is the Learning Site?

The Learning Site is a website that contains all the digital resources and products you purchase from Wayside Publishing. To access your purchased products and resources, you must create an account and sign in.

» What is FlexText?

FlexText® is Wayside Publishing's e-textbook product. Most textbooks are available as FlexText® titles. FlexText® subscriptions can be activated and accessed on the Learning Site.

» What is Explorer?

Explorer is the online home of your Wayside course. Depending on the title you purchased it may contain many or all of the following: audio, video, and online activities and resources, gradebooks, student portfolios, online classroom forums, and more. Explorer courses can be created and accessed on the Learning Site.

» How do I request a sample textbook?

You can easily request a digital sample of most textbooks, which will come with all of the online resources that you would find if you were to purchase a subscription. Start here! 

» How do I purchase Wayside Publishing products?

There are several ways to purchase our products. For smaller orders, purchasing via shop.waysidepublishing.com is a great option. Simply browse and add the titles and products you require to your shopping cart. If you need help with a larger order or a multi-year order, contact us for assistance.

» How do I submit a purchase order?

Email your completed order directly to info@waysidepublishing.com.

» Can I receive a quote before ordering?

Of course! Simply email or call and we can put together a quote based on your specific needs.

» Why am I not receiving email from Wayside?

If you are expecting an email from Wayside but have not received it, please check your junk and spam folders. If you still cannot locate it, feel free to give us a call. To ensure you receive all emails, make sure to subscribe to our mailing list at the bottom of the page and add info@waysidepublishing.com to your email contact and/or safe senders list.

» Can I buy a Student Edition textbook without the Learning Site?

No. Because each textbook's Explorer online resources are essential components of each program, access is necessary.

» How do students enroll in a course on the Learning Site?

There are several ways to enroll students. Larger schools or districts may benefit from one of our rostering solutions. To see how to register smaller groups of students and teachers, view our getting started guide to learn more.

» I need printable instructions for the Learning Site.

Click here and scroll to the lower half of the page for our master list of guides and videos. PDFs include printable pages on the following topics: creating a Learning Site account; creating a course; adding students to your course; plus information on the Content, Assignments, and Grades tabs in Explorer.


Help! I don't see my question

If you don't find the answer you need here, try using the search bar at the top of this page—or contact us directly. Live phone support is available 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday through Friday at (888) 302-2519. Prefer email? Our stellar customer service team can be reached via support@waysidepublishing.com (technical questions) or info@waysidepublishing.com (general and sales information).